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  1. A host of stars launch free offers for National Lottery players at hundreds of the UK's best-loved treasured and historic places

    12th November 2019

    Big Narstie, Jamie-Lee O’Donnell, Anton Danyluk and Elis James celebrate 25 years of National Lottery support of heritage sites in the UK, by taking a cheeky glimpse inside some of these famous sites.

  2. Illusionist and Magician Julius Dein makes The Angel of the North disappear to mark 25 years of National Lottery funding

    28th October 2019

    The National Lottery released a video starring illusionist and magician Julius Dein to celebrate 25 years of The National Lottery funding art across the UK.

  3. Singer Tom Grennan surprises shoppers to celebrate The National Lottery's impact on Performance Art

    21st October 2019

    Singer-songwriter Tom Grennan delivered an impromptu, busking style performance in Coventry today as part of a thank-you moment to National Lottery players who have helped invest over £2.2billion into the performing arts over the past 25 years.

  4. Plymouth breakdancing king crowned National Lottery legend

    1st October 2019

    A nationally respected hip hop artist and mentor from Plymouth has been awarded Local Legend status by the National Lottery for his work in transforming the lives of young people through the power of hip hop culture, music and dance.

  5. STRICTLY STAR VICK HOPE CROWNS SAGE GATESHEAD AWARDS CHAMPIONS

    23rd September 2019

    Strictly Come Dancing star and TV presenter, Vick Hope, surprised international music centre, Sage Gateshead, with the news that they have been crowned the National Lottery’s Best Arts, Culture & Film Project in the UK.

  6. Cinema Day celebrates the National Lottery funding of over 500 films with free cinema tickets

    23rd August 2019

    To kick-start celebrations for 25 years of the National Lottery, over half a million FREE tickets are available for National Lottery players at over 250 cinemas across the UK this Sunday (25 August 2019) for National Lottery Cinema Day.

  7. Roll up, roll up Frampton swaps boxing ring for circus ring

    12th April 2019

    Boxing legend Carl Frampton has hit new heights as he joined students from Belfast Metropolitan College in learning circus skills at the Belfast Community Circus School.

  8. “I do have more confidence, I’m prepared to do things I haven’t done before and enjoy a sense of achievement – it makes me feel good about myself.”

    27th March 2019

    Supported by National Lottery funding, Dundee art project ST/ART@DCA helps Lillian Malcolm regain confidence after being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis

  9. Your chance to win £10,000 for your project!

    12th March 2019

    A call for all National Lottery funded projects to enter The 25th Birthday National Lottery Awards

  10. "V&A Dundee has been a catalyst, it has changed lives for the better and shone a spotlight on all that is good about the city"

    11th March 2019

    Supported by National Lottery funding, V&A Dundee has helped local young person Ailsa Purdie realise and fulfil her ambitions without leaving the city she loves

  11. Call the midwife star celebrates millions in National Lottery funding for Coventry 2021

    7th March 2019

    Midlands’s actress Helen George celebrates National Lottery funding for Coventry City of Culture 2021.

  12. “It’s a vital place for the music scene and for enriching the lives of young people in Wrexham”

    15th February 2019

    Mike Harmina, Manager at the Vic music recording studios and social enterprise in Wrexham, tells us how National Lottery funding has enabled them to reach more people than ever before.

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